This medication is primarily used for improving mental alertness. It may also be used for treating headaches and migraines in combination with other pain killers. It may be used by mouth for treatment of asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), gall bladder disease, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and low oxygen levels due to exercise, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, etc. It can be used for improving symptoms of type-2 diabetes, breathing problems in neonates, and weight loss. Caffeine creams are applied to reduce redness and itching in dermatitis. It now has other cosmetic used as well.
Caffeine is recommended in relieving moderate to severe pain
If you have depressed respiratory rate (decreased rate of breathing), please consult your doctor before using Caffeine.
Patients using Caffeine may at times experience nausea, and dizziness. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, please consult your doctor.
Please store it at room temperature (18-25 Celsius) or refrigerate it depending on the form of caffeine you are taking. Keep medicine away from excessive light and moisture. Please keep it away from children.
Restlessness and insomnia.
Effects on pregnancy and lactation:
This medicine should be used minimally during pregnancy. This medicine may pass into breast milk. There is no such evidence of harm to baby by caffeine during lactation. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.
Caffeine is mostly taken orally in the form of tea, coffee, and other drinks. It may also be used rectally by/under the supervision of a medical professional. If being used for a medical purpose, the dosage is dependent on the age, condition and its severity. In such a case, consultation with a doctor is recommended before use.
Following are the precautions: • Patients with kidney disease should be cautious • Patients with central nervous system disorders should be cautious • Patients with disorders associated to anxiety and depression should be cautious • Patients with bleeding disorders should be cautious • Patients with heart disease must be cautious • Elderly